2 Types of adverbsAdverbs of manner: standing behind intransitive verbs or objects of transitive verbsE.g.: She danced beautifully.He gave her the money reluctantly.Adverbs of place: standing behind intransitive verbs or objects of transitive verbsE.g.: She went away.I look for it everywhere.
3 Types of adverbs E.g.: Eventually he came. We’ll go immediately. Adverbs of time: standing at the beginning or at the end of a sentenceE.g.: Eventually he came.We’ll go immediately.Adverbs of frequency: standing in front of “ordinary verbs” or right behind “auxiliary verbs”.E.g.: He is always in time for mealsThey sometimes stay up all night.He can never understand.Have you ever ridden a camel?
4 Types of adverbsSentence adverbs: standing at the beginning or at the end of a sentence, in front of ordinary verbs or right behind auxiliary verbsE.g.: Apparently he knew the town well.He actually lives next door.She is obviously intelligent.Adverbs of degree: standing in front of adverbs or adjectives; before or after ordinary verbsE.g.: You are absolutely right.He drives too fast.Tom didn’t like it much but I really enjoyed it.
5 PRACTICE _______________________________________________ Complete the sentences with the adverbs in the correct place.1. A tiger jumped out of a tree. (suddenly)_________________________________________________________2. Thank you for the invitation. I can’t come. (unfortunately)________________________________________________________3. I got out of bed and went to make a cup of tea. (downstairs)4. She checked in her luggage. She went to have a cup of coffee. (then)_______________________________________________Suddenly, a tiger jumped out of a tree.Thank you for your invitation. Unfortunately, I can’t comeI got out of bed and went downstairs to make a cup of teaShe checked in her luggage. Then she went to have a cup of coffee.
6 PRACTICE5. I was sitting at home when something very strange happened. (last Thursday evening)________________________________________________________6. Keith’s lying in bed because he doesn’t feel well. (upstairs)7. They have a son called Simon, and we have a son called Simon. (too)8. There’s a programme on TV tonight that I’m interested in. (very)9. I worked all last week. ( hard)I’m sitting at home last Thursday evening when something verystrange happenedKeith’s upstairs lying in bed because he doesn’t feel very wellThey have a son called Simon and we have a son called Simon too.There’s a programme on TV tonight that I’m very interested in.I worked hard all last week.
7 Telling a storyPut the adverbs in the correct place in the story, then finish the last sentence of each paragraph with your own ideas.Sarah Brown was in her bedroom getting ready to go to work, when she saw a mouse in her handbag. She was scared of mouse, so _________________________________very suddenly last Monday morning
8 Telling a story quietly then downstairs She had a good idea. She left the room and ran to look for her cat,Tiger. He would___________________________________________________________quietly then downstairs
9 Telling a story finally at first upstairs quickly She couldn’t find him anywhere, but she found him sleeping under the kitchen table. She picked him up and ran back to_____________________________finally at first upstairs quickly
10 Telling a story unfortunately too then In her bedroom, Sarah put Tiger down on the floor. She waited outside the door. Tiger was scared of mice, so______________________________________________________________unfortunately too then